Rjukan Station

Rjukan Station (Norwegian: Rjukan stasjon) is the terminal railway station of the Rjukan Line, located at Rjukan in Tinn, Norway.

Rjukan
Rjukan stasjon i 2010.jpg
General information
LocationRjukanTinn
Norway
Coordinates59°52′42″N 8°34′55″E / 59.87836°N 8.58199°E / 59.87836; 8.58199Coordinates: 59°52′42″N 8°34′55″E / 59.87836°N 8.58199°E / 59.87836; 8.58199
Elevation301.1 m
Owned byNorsk Transport
Operated byNorsk Transport
Line(s)Rjukan Line
Distance15.95 km
Platforms1
Construction
ArchitectThorvald Astrup
History
Opened9 August 1909

The station opened as part of the railway on 9 August 1909 as Saaheim, until renaming to Rjukan on 15 November 1912. It was rebuilt 1959-60 and closed on 5 July 1991; after the closing the local radio station Radio Rjukan has moved into the building.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Payton, Gary & Lepperød, Trond (1995). Rjukanbanen på sporet av et industrieventyr. Rjukan: Maana Forlag. p. 203.